Search for dissertations about: "HIV treatment quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words HIV treatment quality.

  1. 1. Adherence and Readiness to Antiretroviral Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Södergård; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Community pharmacy services; Adherence; Readiness; HIV; Pharmacy; Samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : Antiretroviral therapy places extraordinarily high demands on adherence, since non-adherence affects both individuals and society due to the spread of resistant viral strains. The aims of the thesis were to investigate the prevalence of adherence in Swedish HIV-infected patients, changes in adherence over time, and factors associated with adherence, including patients’ readiness to adhere. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantitative Clinical Pharmacological Studies on Efavirenz and Atazanavir in the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dinko Rekić; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2012]
    Keywords : HIV; Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; Pharmacometrics; AIDS;

    Abstract : There are 34 million people infected with the HIV-1 virus in the world today. Due to increased access to antiretroviral therapy, AIDS related death has dropped by 30% since 2005. READ MORE

  3. 3. Antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected persons in Northeastern Vietnam : Impact of peer support on virologic failure and mortality in a cluster randomized controlled trial

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Cuong Do Duy; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV;

    Abstract : Background: Wide access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) has substantially improved the prognosis of patients living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). However, in resource-limited countries, sustaining ART programs to prevent drug resistance and treatment failure and to maximize the existing human resources is still challenging. READ MORE

  4. 4. HIV therapies : From Health-related quality of life to DNA levels

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Lars E Eriksson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AIDS; antiretroviral therapy; CD4; DNA load; HIV; immunotherapy; viral kinetics; nursing; medical care; quality of life; real-time PCR; rgpl60; RNA load; therapy interruption.;

    Abstract : The treatment of people infected with HIV was revolutionised with the introduction of protease inhibitor based antiretroviral combination therapy. The therapy has greatly reduced the incidence of AIDS and AIDS-related mortality in the industrialised world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of care among HIV infected patients : Needs, adherence to treatment and health related quality of life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology and Infectious Diseases

    Author : Claes Cederfjäll; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Homosexuality; male; needs; hospital stay; attitudes; constant comparative method; gender; health related quality of life; disclosure; sense of coherence; adherence; antiretroviral therapy; longitudinal study; restrictions in daily life; cross sectional.;

    Abstract : The HIV disease has many manifestations, some of which may compromise the patient's well- being and quality of life. In addition, the intake of antiretroviral drugs entails inconvenience or discomfort that may degrade the heath related quality of life (HRQOL). READ MORE